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Marijuana found in Middletown lockers leads to charges for 3 students

Three Middletown students are facing charges after incidents involving marijuana at the middle school.

A gym teacher reported smelling marijuana in the locker room behind the gym at 1415 Girard Avenue at about 10:55 a.m. Wednesday, according to police.

A female student told an administrator and the school resource officer that she had been asked Tuesday by another female student to keep the marijuana in her locker.

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The girl said she was afraid she was going to get in trouble and took the marijuana back to the girl who gave it to her.

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The marijuana was transported to the locker room in a pencil pouch, according to the police report.

Both girls were charged with drug abuse (marijuana).

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An hour later, during an investigation of a fire extinguisher found sprayed in the gym and hallway, a suspect admitted to the school resource officer that he had marijuana in his locker, according to the police report.

A small bag of marijuana was found in the boy’s book bag.

He was charged with criminal damaging and drug abuse (marijuana).

All three received summons to appear in juvenile court.

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